411 S. Nedderman Drive
Box 19407, Arlington, Texas 76019-0407
P: 817-272-2776 | F: 817-272-5006
About the Smart Hospital
The Smart Hospital is an inclusive Educational and Research entity located on The University of Texas at Arlington campus.
The Smart Hospital facilities include state of the science hospital furnishings (beds, headwalls, nurse stations, and call systems) and equipment (Pyxis™ medication and supply stations with supporting inventory system software, Alaris™ IV pumps, ventilators, a large inventory of task trainers and devices to aide in patient positioning and transfer. These support the Smart Hospital’s mission by providing a real-hospital learning environment. Advanced virtual simulation applications are ready for the students’ hands-on skills practices in our multi-station computer lab.
Smart Hospital Educational Commitment
UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation is a leader in innovation using educational models that prepare nurses who effectively and quickly integrate into the healthcare workforce, are life-long learners, and are poised to assume leadership in improving quality and safety of care.
The Smart Hospital a national leader in simulation based learning in nursing, is to the student nurse what a flight simulator is to a student pilot. For undergraduate and graduate students, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation is committed to integration of simulation into the overall curriculum to overcome the “learning by random opportunity” associated with traditional clinical rotations. Simulation enhanced clinical education, developed and delivered by expert faculty, facilitates each student’s ability to think critically and to develop confidence and competency in clinical skills to provide safe quality care.
Smart Hospital Mission Statement
The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation Smart Hospital is committed to providing high quality simulation-based experiences that prepare a diverse population of future health professionals to provide safe quality healthcare and enhance patient outcomes.
Smart Hospital Vision Statement
The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation Smart Hospital aims to advance the quality of simulation healthcare education through the use of state-of-the-art instruction, technology and the development of simulation education research.